Farmers call for Karnataka bandh on Monday over farm Bills

Farmer outfits in Karnataka have identified as for a State-broad bandh on Monday (September 28)…

Farmer outfits in Karnataka have identified as for a State-broad bandh on Monday (September 28) protesting the APMC amendments and land reforms Act.

Over 110 organisations across the State have extended their guidance to the Monday’s bandh, stated Kurubur Shantakumar, President of the Karnataka Cane Growers Association. About 34 farmers, labour and Dalit outfits have been protesting the farm sector reforms in the State above previous several days.

On Saturday, the BJP Governing administration in Karnataka was productive in passing the amendments to APMC Act and the land reforms act in the Assembly. The Karnataka Agricultural Develop Promoting (Regulation and Development) Amendment Bill and the Karnataka Land Reforms (2nd Amendment) Bill have been handed in the Assembly on Saturday.

The APMC reforms provides farmers a selection to provide their create at the farm gates and curtails the powers of the community APMCs, when the amendments to land reforms act liberalises farm land possession.

PTI provides: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Sunday asserted his governing administration was professional-farmers and sought to brush apart the State-broad bandh identified as by numerous farmers’ outfits.

Assuring that the people today can have on with their working day-to- working day activities usually without any worry, the point out governing administration warned from any shift to forcefully implement the bandh.

“I had identified as leaders of farmers organisations and mentioned with them the stand of our governing administration and the wish of the Primary Minister (which) is professional-farmer,” Yediyurappa advised reporters listed here.